For more information, call the phone number or use the e-mail address provided. To submit items, call Melissa Howell at 475-3770 or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Reference “Home and garden calendar.” Please submit items at least 10 days before publication.
OKLAHOMA IRIS SOCIETY, 7 p.m. Friday, Will Rogers Exhibition Center, 3400 NW 36. Hybridizer Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree will present a digital program on the April 2014 American Iris Society National Convention held in Dallas.
MADE IN THE SHADE GARDENING WORKSHOP, 10 a.m. Saturday, Cleveland County Cooperative Extension Service, Cleveland County Fairgrounds, 601 E Robinson, Norman. If you have shaded garden beds, it may be time to refresh your memory on the best way to tackle them. Dr. Pat Hardre will present “Rethinking Shade Gardening in Oklahoma: Issues, Strategies & Favorites.” Free. Call 321-4774. Sponsored by the Cleveland County Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service.
JR. MASTER GARDENER CLASS, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 12 and 21, Oklahoma County Cooperative Extension Service, 930 N Portland. Youths ages 8 to 11 can learn about the many things gardening has to offer through this hands-on workshop. Class is offered June 12 or June 21 and is limited to 20. Pre-registration is due by June 10. Call 713-1125.
THIRD THURSDAY GARDENING: GREAT PLANTS FOR OKLAHOMA, 6 to 7 p.m. June 19 at Oklahoma County Cooperative Extension Service, 930 N Portland. Free. Call 713-1125.
FESTIVAL IN THE PARK, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Will Rogers Exhibition Center, 3400 NW 36. Enjoy a garden festival beneath the trees of one of Oklahoma City’s oldest parks.
CENTRAL OKLAHOMA BONSAI SOCIETY SHOW AND SALE, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 7 and noon to 5 p.m. June 8, Will Rogers Exhibition Center, 3400 NW 36. Daily demonstrations. Sales and bazaar area.
DAYLILY SHOW AND SALE, 1 to 4 p.m. June 14, Will Rogers Exhibition Center, 3400 NW 36, presented by the Central Oklahoma Hemerocallis Society. Call 321-4170 or 550-7632.
SPLENDOR IN THE GARDENS, June 19, Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W Reno. Evening will include a VIP sponsor reception, followed by a farm-to-table feast served at on the Great Lawn. Drinks and dancing will follow dinner. Sponsorships are available for $500 per couple. Individual tickets available. Call 297-3995.
EDMOND FARMER’S MARKET, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through October, Wednesday Markets including Junior Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Aug. 13, Festival Market Place, 26 W First.
MIDTOWN MARKET AT SAINTS, 1 p.m. to sunset, Fridays through October, northeast corner of NW 9 and Walker. Operated by Urban Agrarian.
OSU-OKC MARKET, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday and Saturdays year round, OSU Agriculture Resource Center, 400 N Portland.
NORMAN FARM MARKET, 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays through October, Cleveland County Fairgrounds, 601 E. Robinson, Norman.
What's in a name? Design history